Garbanzo Bean Patties


Delicious garbanzo bean patties, lightly fried.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs 40 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 55 mins
12 small patties


  • 1 (16 ounce) package dry chickpeas

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 ½ cups dry bread cubes

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. In a large pot cover the garbanzo beans with at least 12 cups water. Cook over medium heat for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, or until tender. Check occasionally, as you might need to add more water.

  2. Working in small batches, in a blender, on either the chop or blend setting, process garbanzo beans. Blend until the mixture is a paste. Add onions, thyme, salt and pepper to the mixture; mix well. Add bread cubes and egg; mix well.

  3. Form the garbanzo bean mixture into patties.

  4. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry patties until each side is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

84 Calories
6g Fat
6g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 84
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 62mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 49mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.